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October 10, 2010

Eminent Domain And The 2010 NY Gubernatorial Race

Ground Report
By Richard Cooper

This article by the former Chair of the Libertarian Party of New York assesses the candidates for New York Governor by their stances on eminent domain. Included are these facts originally found on Norman Oder's Atlantic Yards Report regarding front-runner Andrew Cuomo:

According to Oder, Cuomo was asked by Senator Carl Perkins to review the bonds underlying the Atlantic Yards project in Brooklyn which includes the Nets basketball arena. He did not respond. Oder reports that developer Bruce Ratner contributed $5,000 and the law firm representing the project contributed $52,900.

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Posted by steve at October 10, 2010 8:48 AM